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23 Feb 2023, 9:01 pm by Austin Sarat
Those challenges have alleged that Black defendants are more likely than White defendants to get death sentences, even when they commit comparable crimes.In 1972, the United States Supreme Court’s Furman v. [read post]
15 Jan 2023, 6:30 am by Guest Blogger
  In the first, United States v. [read post]
27 Dec 2022, 9:01 pm by Austin Sarat
The last half century has witnessed extraordinary, almost unimaginable, changes in how Americans think about the death penalty.Fifty years ago, in 1972, the United States Supreme Court brought a temporary halt to capital punishment in Furman v. [read post]
20 Nov 2022, 9:00 pm by Austin Sarat
”Camus’s argument that the more people know about capital punishment the less they support it entered American jurisprudence in Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall’s concurring opinion in Furman v. [read post]
20 Nov 2022, 4:19 am by Lawrence Solum
  For example, the constitutionality of the death penalty under the Eighth Amendment was actively contested by the Justices of the United States Supreme Court, both before and after Furman v. [read post]
29 Jul 2022, 10:30 pm by Karen Tani
  A new entry is up in the HLS series, “Cases in Brief”: Carol Steiker discusses Furman v. [read post]
5 Jul 2022, 9:00 pm by Rodger Citron
Casey, which upheld Roe, because the Court did not retain its trimester approach.Regarding capital punishment, Blackmun initially voted to uphold the death penalty in cases such as Furman v. [read post]
4 Jul 2022, 9:00 pm by Austin Sarat
By strange coincidence, 2022 is a major anniversary of three Supreme Court decisions about America’s most extreme punishments: the death penalty and life imprisonment without parole (LWOP).Fifty years ago, the Court’s Furman v. [read post]
7 May 2022, 9:41 am by Rick Garnett
by Geof Stone, in which he shared what he called a "painfully awkward observation" that the justices in the majority of the Court's Gonzales v. [read post]
24 Jan 2022, 6:04 pm
The term is connected to a number of other similar terms that seek to give meaning to the same set of practices or states of social being: for example, the German-English Weltanschauung) or perhaps “lifeworlds. [read post]
1 Jan 2022, 12:23 pm by Deborah J. Merritt
The Supreme Court, for example, first held a death penalty statute unconstitutional in Furman v. [read post]
20 Dec 2021, 9:00 pm by Austin Sarat
Indeed, abolitionists have good reason to fear such a reaction given what happened several decades ago in the wake of the United States Supreme Court’s 1972 decision in Furman v. [read post]
15 Sep 2021, 9:31 am by becassidy
Madison (1802), Plessy v Ferguson (1872), and Furman v. [read post]